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N° 23–1994: Europe putting space to work, at the 1994 Farnborough Air Show

18 August 1994

At the 1994 Farnborough Air Show, from 5 to 11 September, the European Space Agency - together with the British National Space Centre (BNSC) and the United Kingdom Industrial Space Committee (UKISC) - will be featuring a space pavilion showing what Europe and Britain do in space.

Large satellite and launcher models, panels and specialised computer demonstrations (mainly based on Earth observation, data utilisation, guides to information systems, aerospace databases, etc.) will enable both the professional visitor and the general public to find out more about the roles of the European Space Agency and the British space community.

On Monday 5 September 1994, in the presence of Mr Ian Taylor, the Minister responsible for UK space activities, ESA's Director General Mr Jean-Marie Luton will hold a press conference on the theme "Europe putting space to work", at which Europe's achievements in space will be surveyed and its future will be outlined. The press conference in the space pavilion, will start at 9:30 hrs and will be followed by a question and answer session, ending at 11:00 hrs.

Media representatives wishing to take part in the press conference are kindly requested to fill out the attached form and return it - preferably by fax - to:
ESA, Public Relations Division
8-10 Rue Mario Nikis
75015 Paris, France
Tel. + 33 1 4273 7155
Fax. + 33 1 4273 7690